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Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in the united states. >> it was introduced in 1999 and spread over a series of years through the bird population and got into the mosquitoes and the mosquitos bit people. >> reporter: the number of cases this year is sky rocketing. nearly 1,600 infections reported and 66 deaths, up 40% in one week. >> it is a late summer disease. the fact that we have so many cases this early and so widespread does not bode well. >> reporter: every state except alaska and hawaii has seen outbreaks and nearly 70% of the cases come from six states, the hardest hit, texas with nearly half of the infections. health officials are launching efforts to prevent the spread of the potentially dangerous disease. from the air to the ground people are on patrol distributing flyers with preventive information and symptoms which tend to be mild in 80% of the cases. in 20% fevers, headaches and body aches and most worrisome for people over 70 are with weakened immune systems. west nile virus is a known threat for animals. while there is a vaccine for horses there is no vaccine yet for human beings, but there are increased calls
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >>> iran's president had harsh words for israel and the united states during his address to the united nations today in new york. ahmadinejad accused the united states of shielding a fake regime, meaning israel. in reference to the anti-islam video produced in the u.s., he also said islam other countries misuse the middle east. he denies iran is supplying weapons to the government of syria, claiming iran is neutral and syria is civil war. >>> a recall involving peanut butter. >>> kari walsh reveals why her big win at the london olympics was a little bit special. >>> coming up, we go one on one with this guy, the founder of twitter, who wants you to help him become a movie director. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff peneiri. if you're looking ahead to the giants game, we're expecting a little cooler weather. we'll have that forecast in a few. >>> trader joe's is now recalling more of its peanut bur butters after being linked to salmonella in 18 states. the valencia peanut butter sold in 16 stores had been removed from trader joe's stores. the maker of joe's brands have removed the crunchy,
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
of all time. the united states won 98 medals, coming in sixth overall. >>> right now we take you live to london. how about this, a picture of the fans checking out the parade for the paralympics. it's a nice celebration, a great party last night and the fans getting a chance to see their athletes up close and personal. they had quite a celebration, jay-z, rihanna. >> did you catch any of the action? >> i have a little bit. it was fun to watch. >>> i bet a lot of people watched football yesterday. let's check the forecast. >> new workweek, new forecast to talk about. it's crisp out there this morning, temps in the 40s and 50s. it's going to be on the hot side later on so as you're getting your kids dressed for school, dress them for the two parts of the day. 67 degrees at the coast today. we have got a heat wave just around the corner. we'll detail that in your seven-day forecast. let's check your drive first. >>> we'll do a quick bridge check. the san mateo bridge westbound has seen a good amount of traffic. traffic does look smooth as far as the speed sensors go but it looks a little
NBC
Sep 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
of the united states. >> reporter: just look at los angeles. the average is now $4.16 a gallon. >> of course. the motor home's going to be sitting home this weekend just because, you know, it's way too much money to fill it up. >> reporter: gadbuddy.com shows the heat map shows the least expensive states at the pump. $3.51 in colorado to $3.78 in massachusetts, $3.97 in new york and $4.15 in illinois and california, the highest in the country. chicago, they're near $4.34. >> i have to make changes with how i buy food, how i do my bills. >> reporter: this is interesting. aaa calculates that if you're driving from atlanta to kansas city in a 2008 toyota van you'll pay about $190 in fuel. same vehicle driving from new york to chicago, you'll pay about $200. driving from spokane to palm springs, about $358 in fuel. the good news, gas prices aren't expected to stay this high. as refineries start switching to a less expensive winter blend, their inventories will start to come back up, gas prices, it's hoped, will start to go back down. >> between thanksgiving and christmas, the national average ma
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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
. that has more tweets than when the president of the united states came out in support of gay marriage which is one of the biggest hot topics of the past decade. it has more tweets than when beyonce, like the legendary beyonce, made her first tweet and even more tweets than when nasa tweeted out that we landed on the planet mars. >> wow. >> it's totally insane and going to be when we look back at the end of the year at one of the stories, that we're going to be like, wow, this was the story. >> a million tweets about it that night on "monday night football." >> it's insane. >> our last category is the it list, a couple of viral items. first up, this father. showing the pictures a little bit this morning. >> love this dad. this dad is so awesome. so, you know, we've been talking about more serious stuff and serious problems. the internet, it's all about the emotional connection you have with something, and these photos. how can you not like look at the photos and say this is so cute. like the pancakes this. dad is totally awesome. the cool thing about this is this is actually becoming a trend
NBC
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
and go. >> reporter: if the united states hasn't won the heart and mind of this 15-year-old, what about the rest of afghans? >> richard, the fact that a generation is now coming of age post-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban frag
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
throughout the united states, kicks off here saturday in san jose at the hp pavilion. you'll see jonathan horton. good morning. this is not competition for you. and you're saying as far as the pressure it's not there, this is more fun. what can people expect when they come and see you guys? >> yeah, i mean, it's a lot of fun. this is the other side of gymnastics that people don't see. we are performers, entertainers and there are no judges, just having a good time dancing and throwing big skills. >> maybe you wouldn't be able to maybe attempt in the olympics? >> going to be a lot of different elements to the show and a lot of things you would never see in a competition. i think a lot of people should be expecting to be surprised. it's going to be really crazy, really fun and a different type of nerves. all we're nervous about we want the crowd to be excited and you know, really happy about what we did and not so much pressure of oh, man i got to hit this, i got to compete and do this perfect. it's having fun and getting the crowd into it too. >> when do you start preparing for 2016? >> p
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
from the olympics if you will, the tour gymnastic champions, a three-month tour across the united states kicking off saturday, members of not just the women's but the men's team as well. we've got john and good morning to you guys again. i'm just -- what is it like emotionally to spend that time prepping for london. you compete, now you're back. it's kind of like now what? >> it's just a big emotional roller coaster. you try to get prepare forward the biggest moment of your entire life, you get there, it happens, it's over. it's a whirl wind. and i guess try to soak it in as much as possible. now we get to do the really fun kind of the rewarding side and enjoy the tour. >> what's the next three months like? from a competitor point of view. >> for the next three months as a competitor it's a lot of stress off of us. we get to have fun and be exciting and really get to wow the audience. just have fun. >> 2 1/2 hour show, you show a lot of the same skills we're familiar with but different in what respect? >> you're going to see a lot that we do at the games, some new things but a lot
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 12:35am PDT
, it was a trending topic in the united states, which is awesome. so, thank you for the tweets, you guys. [ cheers and applause ] so now, i thought i'd share some of my favorite, "i used to think" tweets from you guys. here we go. this first one is from @onedsheeranlove. she says, "i used to think an adam's apple was just a piece of apple that got caught in a guy's throat." [ laughter ] this one's from @gaylesharon. she said, "i used to think ellen degeneres was called 'ellen the generous' because she was so generous." [ laughter ] she is very generous. >> steve: she's a very generous person. i thought that too. yeah. she is. >> jimmy: "ellen the generous." [ light laughter ] this one's from @ticktokrobotsnot. [ laughter ] he says, "i used to think the asterisk on the phone's dialing pad was a snowflake my parents used to call santa and tell him when i was being naughty." [ laughter ] got him on speed dial. >> steve: that's a good one. >> jimmy: i'm into snowflakes. >> steve:[ imitating santa ] "hello?" >> jimmy: "hello-ho-ho." >> steve: "is robot snot being bad again?" [ light laughter ] >> jimmy
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am PDT
east, the horn of africa over the last couple of weeks, protests against the united states. what is behind what seems to be this new wave of anti-americanism, in your opinion? >> well, i think, you know, if i can say one thing about america and the way it's viewed in this part of the world. i've just come back from my 88th visit to the middle east since leaving office. if i were you in america, i would not worry about being loved. that's not your role in the world, right? your role is to be strong and you are strong. what you have to understand in these circumstances there's two groups struggling for what's going on in the world. you have anti-american protesters burning the flag, saying terrible things and killing american people and you also have in libya, for example, after the tragic death of your ambassador there, thousands of people coming out protesting against the killers and demanding action taken against them so, you know, in the end, you've got to see this as a long struggle in which we've got to be on the side of the decent people, and there are decent people out ther
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> what would you do if you got the chance to meet the president of the united states in person. one pizza owner got a little excited when he met president obama. he gave him a bear hug and lifted him up. doesn't the secret service frown on things like that? >> i think he did clear it with secret service which is a good thing. >>> and matt, al, natalie and i take a turn choosing the music of the show. the sound track of our lives. put a lot of thought into it, lot of anxiety. today is my day. >> good news for carpenters. >>> let's begin with that news. public school teachers on strike in chicago. nbc kevin tibbles is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt, from a boisterous picket sign outside ray elementary school. for the first time in 25 years, chicago teachers have gone on strike after a weekend of negotiations that went right down to the wire. after days of nonstop negotiating, chicago teachers union made this late night announcement. >> we failed to reach an agreement that will prevent a labor strike. >> reporter: a strike by the city's 29,000 public school teach
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Sep 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
to live in the united states. the council for economic research ranked 300 cities coast-to-coast. i was not surprised to see honolulu on this list of number three. >> number three, that's right. they based these numbers on the cost of consumer services from grocery items to housing, health care, transportation. san francisco also on the list at number four. not surprising considering housing is scares there. >> look at that. >> san jose not far behind. but number one on the list, manhattan. i don't think that's a surprise to anyone. what's interesting how they break out the boroughs, brooklyn, queens in the top ten. >> it's been like this for a while and people keeping moving here in tiny apartments for $5 million. >> no escape anywhere in new york you go. >> least expensive place to live, harlyn again, texas, comes in as least expensive, memphis, tennessee, mcallen, texas, a lot of texas towns. >> that's all in the south which you're seeing a lot of businesses move, especially to atlanta, for example, which isn't on the list, but texas, my home state temple, texas, not far from whe
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> will this conviction stick? in my opinion, we will end up .supreme court of the united states on this case. >> reporter: peterson's defense team immediately said it plans to appeal his conviction for savio's murder. >> it was hearsay evidence allowed un, unprecedented amount. >> reporter: now the friends and family of stacy say they want drew peterson charged with her death as well. >> no matter what, still have it pay the price for stacy. i still believe that's around the corner. >> reporter: peterson faces a maximum of 60 years in jail. illinois does not have the death penalty. he'll be sentenced november 26th. true to form he was overheard saying as he was leaving the courtroom, i guess this will ruin my christmas. matt. >> kevin tibbles in illinois this morning, kevin, thank you very much. kathleen savio's sister was in court for the verdict. she's with us along with her attorney. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> i'll get to the verdict in a second. you heard it. talk to me about what it's been like to sit in the courtroom over the last few weeks. >> i wasn't allowed in there much b
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
with the united nations, mitt romney kicking off a three-day tour of the all-important battleground state of ohio. even romney's biggest offenders concede the past few days haven't been a high point. he's still trying to recover after a secret video was released last week and now the president is reloosing a new commercial focusing on comments record ein that video. >> mitt romney attacked 47% of americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, elderly, the disabled. >> my job is not to worry about those people. >> doesn't the president have to worry about everyone? >> and that ad will start airing in ohio. brian moore is live on capitol hill with more on the presidential race. brian, good morning. >> reporter: and guess who's going to be in ohio today? none other than mitt romney and running mate, paul ryan. they're hoping that a change of scenery will lead to a change of subject. that 47% dogged romney and his campaign all of last week. and that may not have even been the worst of it. he released his tax information on friday, which of course did absolutely nothing to silence his critics. a
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Sep 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
the president is gearing up for a meeting with the united nations, mitt romney kicking off a three-day tour of the all-important battleground state of ohio. even romney's staunchest defenders concede the past few days haven't been a high point but there's still a lot of time left. just 43 days remaining until decision 2012. brian mooar is live on capitol hill this morning with more on what is ahead for the campaign this week. good morning, brian. >> reporter: hi, laura. well, it's not just what's ahead, it's what the romney campaign hopes is far behind in the rear view mirror. the last week, as you might have heard, not the greatest for the romney campaign. there was that 47% comment on the secretly recorded tape, there was his tax information that he released and really of course didn't do anything to please his critics. but the most important and the most troubling is that romney, according to the latest polls, is falling a bit behind in the battleground states. still plenty of time to catch up, but he's got to start doing it. the next debate -- the first debate, i should say, is nine day
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